Welcome to The Makehouse!

We offer a unique series of creative workshops giving you new skills and the satisfaction of making something beautiful with your own two hands!

Our series of workshops are for people who value traditional hand-crafted  skills and creative self-satisfaction, but want projects which are filled with imagination, style and fun.  We’ll show you that you don’t need to be a professional to design and make beautiful things.

To fit into your busy life, we provide all the equipments & materials you will need for most of your projects so all you really need to bring along is you!  Our workshops are mostly made up of 3 hour long projects where you will learn new skills, leave with something new and the ability to fashion another in the comfort of your own home.

If there’s something you would like to see offered at The Makehouse, please feel free to share your ideas by email jenny@themakehouse.ca.



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Exciting news! Our landlord has given us permission to paint a mural on the side of The Makehouse facing the alley [the part closest to Fort Street]. We are fundraising to help MAKE this mural happen! We are hosting an art opening to introduce 2 new artists work to The Makehouse for the month of […]

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We’ve been invited to host a Maker family tent at this year’s Victoria TD Jazz festival! We will be down at Centennial Square on the following days: Saturday June 21st 12-5pm Sunday June 22nd 12-4pm Saturday June 28th 12-5pm Sunday June 29th 12-4pm We’re going to have loads going on including some guest appearances by […]

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Evening Open Studio

The Makehouse will be open for drop in stitching and crafting on Tuesday evenings beginning in May! ***** Please note that if nobody is here by 7pm, we will close the studio unless you have pre-booked! ***** You can use our sewing machines, serger, cutting tables, tools, cottons, trimmings, patterns, books, irons & ironing boards along […]

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